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Otago Daily Times
Weather takes toll on Waikato roadleft by sea water surging over coastal areas, including the state highway, over
Weather takes toll on Waikato road
Otago Daily Times / Posted a minute ago
left by sea water surging over coastal areas, including the state highway, overnight. While the country enjoys a brief reprieve from the wind and rain, most of the South Island can brace for temperatures diving below zero at the start of the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Mop up underway after weekend stormleft by sea water surging over coastal areas, including the state highway, over
Mop up underway after weekend storm
The New Zealand Herald / Posted an hour ago
left by sea water surging over coastal areas, including the state highway, overnight. While the country enjoys a brief reprieve from the wind and rain most of the South Island can brace for temperatures diving below zero at the start of the... Read more
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CTV News
How a 'heat dome' is causing high temps in parts of Canadain that sun, if you’re exposed to that sun, you can add another eight, nine deg
How a 'heat dome' is causing high temps in parts of Canada
CTV News / Posted 4 hours ago
in that sun, if you’re exposed to that sun, you can add another eight, nine degrees to it,” he said. For those in need of reprieve from the heat, Environment Canada advises to take cool showers or baths and prepare meals that don’t need to be... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Permanent liquor ban still soughtchairman Graham Sullivan said the board was at least pleased with the chance of
Permanent liquor ban still sought
Otago Daily Times / Posted 6 hours ago
chairman Graham Sullivan said the board was at least pleased with the chance of having a seven and a-half month reprieve from alcohol impaired visitors in the towns' public places. He believed the towns' problems were predominantly... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
San Antonio cooled off Saturday at the annual ice cream competitionDorćol Distilling Co. provided San Antonio a perfect way to cool off and get a
San Antonio cooled off Saturday at the annual ice cream competition
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 hours ago
Dorćol Distilling Co. provided San Antonio a perfect way to cool off and get a reprieve from the summer heat this weekend — ice cream and super cold beer and hooch. The distillery hosted the second annual Ice Cream of San Antonio Competition... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Rain holds up India's victory pushTV umpire Gregory Brathwaite to advise the presiding on-field official Ian Goul
Rain holds up India's victory push
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 hours ago
TV umpire Gregory Brathwaite to advise the presiding on-field official Ian Gould to rule "not out." As if liberated by the reprieve, Samuels proceeded to unfurl a succession of superb off-drives for boundaries, offering a glimpse of the sumptuous... Read more
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CBS Sports
Chris Bosh hopes new medication sways Heat to let him playhis final game played. He last played on February 9 of this year, so February o
Chris Bosh hopes new medication sways Heat to let him play
CBS Sports / Posted 7 hours ago
his final game played. He last played on February 9 of this year, so February of 2017 is when the Heat's cap would get that reprieve. However, should he come back and suffer another scare with a blood clot, that clock gets reset to his most recent... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
How high will Sacramento’s temperature get this week?The Sacramento region will get a brief reprieve Monday from triple-digit heat b
How high will Sacramento’s temperature get this week?
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 hours ago
The Sacramento region will get a brief reprieve Monday from triple-digit heat before highs climb back into the 100s for the rest of the week, the National Weather Service predicts. Highs Sunday will likely be several degrees warmer than Saturday,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Lewis Hamilton wins Hungary Grand Prix for record-breaking fifth timeGerman started on pole after surviving a stewards' inquiry late on Saturday nig
Lewis Hamilton wins Hungary Grand Prix for record-breaking fifth time
Daily Mail / Posted 10 hours ago
German started on pole after surviving a stewards' inquiry late on Saturday night. Hamilton may not have liked that reprieve but it set the race up perfectly. Could Rosberg take advantage of his good fortune? The answer immediately was... Read more
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Wired News
How Harper Lee (and Donald Trump) Brought Back Bloom Countya plea from a dotty old lady, and from others not dotty at all. Please don’t sh
How Harper Lee (and Donald Trump) Brought Back Bloom County
Wired News / Posted 11 hours ago
a plea from a dotty old lady, and from others not dotty at all. Please don’t shut down Opus. Can’t you at least give him a reprieve?” “I remembered her connection to my stuff, and how I might have taken her—and maybe all of you—for granted when I... Read more
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The Courier
BFL round 14 in review – City, Cobras the big winners | videoswill lick it wounds with a bye and then have to regroup to play another top six
BFL round 14 in review – City, Cobras the big winners | videos
The Courier / Posted 13 hours ago
will lick it wounds with a bye and then have to regroup to play another top six team North Ballarat City. Its only hope a reprieve will be Melton South in round 17 before finishing off with Sunbury at Sunbury. Like Melton, Darley is guaranteed... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Pirates turn on razzle dazzle to tame Bullsoff as they marched forward but Bulls half-back Henry Noble picked up the loose
Pirates turn on razzle dazzle to tame Bulls
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 15 hours ago
off as they marched forward but Bulls half-back Henry Noble picked up the loose ball to save the day. It was a short-lived reprieve though, with Andrew Moodie brought down just short of the line but managing to pop the ball up to second-rower... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Ordinance will allow outdoor smoking after 10 p.m.risk with this,” Councilor Stephen Bershenyi said. “I can support this, and it
Ordinance will allow outdoor smoking after 10 p.m.
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 16 hours ago
risk with this,” Councilor Stephen Bershenyi said. “I can support this, and it makes some sense,” he said of the 10 p.m. reprieve for the bar patron crowd. “But tied to it should be a really strong message from this council that we expect (bar... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Deserving Hollywood classic on the big screengame of wit and lunacy. Set in the microcosm of an insane asylum, McMurphy (Ni
Deserving Hollywood classic on the big screen
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 18 hours ago
game of wit and lunacy. Set in the microcosm of an insane asylum, McMurphy (Nicholson) feigns mental illness to reprieve himself from prison duty. In captivity, the free-spirited McMurphy challenges the iron hand of asylum authority,... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Root, Woakes star as England dominate Pakistanquicks, was uppercut for six high over third man by Woakes. Root had not given
Root, Woakes star as England dominate Pakistan
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 18 hours ago
quicks, was uppercut for six high over third man by Woakes. Root had not given a chance on Friday but on 155 he had a reprieve when an outside edge off leg-spinner Yasir Shah just carried to slip. But Younis Khan was slow to react to the... Read more
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CTV News
How a 'heat dome' is causing sweltering temperatures in parts of Canada, U.S.in that sun, if you’re exposed to that sun, you can add another eight, nine deg
How a 'heat dome' is causing sweltering temperatures in parts of Canada, U.S.
CTV News / Posted 21 hours ago
in that sun, if you’re exposed to that sun, you can add another eight, nine degrees to it,” he said. For those in need of reprieve from the heat, Environment Canada advises to take cool showers or baths and prepare meals that don’t need to be... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Badminton: Nearly-man Lee to carry the burden for Malaysia againpartnership with team coach and Indonesian former world champion Hendrawan, who
Badminton: Nearly-man Lee to carry the burden for Malaysia again
Reuters Sports News / Posted 22 hours ago
partnership with team coach and Indonesian former world champion Hendrawan, who was appointed soon after Lee's doping reprieve. Indonesia and Malaysia are mortal enemies on the badminton court, so Hendrawan's appointment by the team's Danish... Read more
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San Gabriel Valley Tribune
San Diego swan song? Five questions for the Chargers 2016 seasonthe election, could be a teary farewell game, just as last year’s home finale a
San Diego swan song? Five questions for the Chargers 2016 season
San Gabriel Valley Tribune / Posted 22 hours ago
the election, could be a teary farewell game, just as last year’s home finale against Miami had been before San Diego got a reprieve. Fourth place teams usually get an easier schedule the following year, the better to promote parity in the NFL.... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Nearly-man Lee to carry the burden for Malaysia againpartnership with team coach and Indonesian former world champion Hendrawan, who
Nearly-man Lee to carry the burden for Malaysia again
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 hours ago
partnership with team coach and Indonesian former world champion Hendrawan, who was appointed soon after Lee's doping reprieve. Indonesia and Malaysia are mortal enemies on the badminton court, so Hendrawan's appointment by the team's Danish... Read more
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Long Beach Press-Telegram
San Diego swan song? Five questions for the Chargers 2016 seasonthe election, could be a teary farewell game, just as last year’s home finale a
San Diego swan song? Five questions for the Chargers 2016 season
Long Beach Press-Telegram / Posted 22 hours ago
the election, could be a teary farewell game, just as last year’s home finale against Miami had been before San Diego got a reprieve. Fourth place teams usually get an easier schedule the following year, the better to promote parity in the NFL.... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
San Diego swan song? Five questions for the Chargers 2016 seasonthe election, could be a teary farewell game, just as last year’s home finale a
San Diego swan song? Five questions for the Chargers 2016 season
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 22 hours ago
the election, could be a teary farewell game, just as last year’s home finale against Miami had been before San Diego got a reprieve. Fourth place teams usually get an easier schedule the following year, the better to promote parity in the NFL.... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
San Diego swan song? Five questions for the Chargers 2016 seasonthe election, could be a teary farewell game, just as last year’s home finale a
San Diego swan song? Five questions for the Chargers 2016 season
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 22 hours ago
the election, could be a teary farewell game, just as last year’s home finale against Miami had been before San Diego got a reprieve. Fourth place teams usually get an easier schedule the following year, the better to promote parity in the NFL.... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
The heat is back for the Northstatebe the hottest we’ve seen all year and even flirt very close to the record high
The heat is back for the Northstate
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 22 hours ago
be the hottest we’ve seen all year and even flirt very close to the record highs for the day. From here we may see a slight reprieve from the heat as a weak trough of low pressure digs south from the Gulf of Alaska. Right now it’s doesn’t look too... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
San Diego swan song? Five questions for the Chargers 2016 seasonthe election, could be a teary farewell game, just as last year’s home finale a
San Diego swan song? Five questions for the Chargers 2016 season
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 23 hours ago
the election, could be a teary farewell game, just as last year’s home finale against Miami had been before San Diego got a reprieve. Fourth place teams usually get an easier schedule the following year, the better to promote parity in the NFL.... Read more
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New York Magazine
Searching for the Secret Boehner Warehouse Partyregular by the presence of a Player's card, or when a dealer asks someone about
Searching for the Secret Boehner Warehouse Party
New York Magazine / Posted yesterday
regular by the presence of a Player's card, or when a dealer asks someone about their spouse, by name.) Jack Casino was a reprieve from the media bubble that I frequently found myself a part of in Cleveland. It was the only place I was actively... Read more
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CTV News
How a huge 'heat dome' is causing sweltering temperatures in Central Canada, Maritimesin that sun, if you’re exposed to that sun, you can add another eight, nine deg
How a huge 'heat dome' is causing sweltering temperatures in Central Canada, Maritimes
CTV News / Posted yesterday
in that sun, if you’re exposed to that sun, you can add another eight, nine degrees to it,” he said. For those in need of reprieve from the heat, Environment Canada advises to take cool showers or baths and prepare meals ahead of time that don’t... Read more
3 related stories
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CTV News
How a massive 'heat dome' is causing a sweltering weekend across Canadain that sun, if you’re exposed to that sun, you can add another eight, nine deg
How a massive 'heat dome' is causing a sweltering weekend across Canada
CTV News / Posted yesterday
in that sun, if you’re exposed to that sun, you can add another eight, nine degrees to it,” he said. For those in need of reprieve from the heat, Environment Canada advises to take cool showers or baths and prepare meals ahead of time that don’t... Read more
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dna
#ENGvPAK: Root's double ton, Woakes' triple strike leave Pakistan reeling on Day 2quicks, was uppercut for six high over third man by Woakes. Root had not given
#ENGvPAK: Root's double ton, Woakes' triple strike leave Pakistan reeling on Day 2
dna / Posted yesterday
quicks, was uppercut for six high over third man by Woakes. Root had not given a chance on Friday but on 155 he had a reprieve when an outside edge off leg-spinner Yasir Shah just carried to slip. But Younis Khan was slow to react to the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Root eyes double hundred in second Pakistan Testballs including 18 fours. The Yorkshireman had batted for six hours without gi
Root eyes double hundred in second Pakistan Test
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
balls including 18 fours. The Yorkshireman had batted for six hours without giving a chance on Friday but on 155 he had a reprieve when an outside edge off leg-spinner Yasir Shah just carried to first slip. But Younis Khan was slow to react to... Read more
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Salon.com
The Trojan drone: How extrajudicial executions became “war” policy in Washingtonwhere they think he is, or he isn’t even who they think he is. For example, in
The Trojan drone: How extrajudicial executions became “war” policy in Washington
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
where they think he is, or he isn’t even who they think he is. For example, in 2014 a British human rights organization, Reprieve, compiled data on drone strikes that targeted specific individuals in Yemen and Pakistan. According to the Guardian,... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
#NPRreads: Four Great Reads Worth Going Out Of Your Way Forsweet. Summer camp, benevolent bureaucrats, crowdsourcing, and grandma imperson
#NPRreads: Four Great Reads Worth Going Out Of Your Way For
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
sweet. Summer camp, benevolent bureaucrats, crowdsourcing, and grandma impersonators — what more could you want? A welcome reprieve from the brutal news cycle these last few weeks. From Deputy International Editor Didrik Schanche: Qandeel Baloch... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Homesteading at sea: Rockland family comes of age on 1927 schoonertechnology on board is radar and GPS in his command center. That’s a relief to
Homesteading at sea: Rockland family comes of age on 1927 schooner
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
technology on board is radar and GPS in his command center. That’s a relief to his daughters, who welcome the downtime and reprieve from the constant barrage of social media. “It’s nice to be away from all the media and buzz of technology,” said... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Pressure is on for softball – and its players – to make an Olympic returnon sports to add to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Softball and baseball appear ce
Pressure is on for softball – and its players – to make an Olympic return
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
on sports to add to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Softball and baseball appear certain to make it back. But it is only a reprieve for one Olympics – in a country, Japan, that loves and excels at softball and baseball – putting pressure on the... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Help wanted: Underprivileged kids camp looks to groweager to host bigger camps – and more of them. Four other inner-city schools ha
Help wanted: Underprivileged kids camp looks to grow
SaukValley.com / Posted yesterday
eager to host bigger camps – and more of them. Four other inner-city schools have asked to give their students a reprieve from the omnipresent threat of violence in the streets of Chicago. “Honestly, I’m looking for someone with deep... Read more
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TribLIVE
With soaring temperatures, we’ve found the perfect places to cool offin a frigid movie theater with an ice-filled beverage in hand. The PG-rated “Ic
With soaring temperatures, we’ve found the perfect places to cool off
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
in a frigid movie theater with an ice-filled beverage in hand. The PG-rated “Ice Age: Collision Course” provides a reprieve from the scorching 90s. The action-adventure, animated film centers on bumbling Scrat's epic pursuit of an elusive... Read more
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Super Sport
India on top in AntiguaBrathwaite and Bishoo finished with 3-65 and 3-163 respectively. Ashwin made t
India on top in Antigua
Super Sport / Posted 2 days ago
Brathwaite and Bishoo finished with 3-65 and 3-163 respectively. Ashwin made the West Indies pay dearly for an early reprieve in completing a third test hundred as India continued to pile on the runs in reaching 512 for six at tea. Dropped... Read more
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Super Sport
India declare on 566finished with 3-65 and 3-163 respectively. Earlier, Ravichandran Ashwin made t
India declare on 566
Super Sport / Posted 2 days ago
finished with 3-65 and 3-163 respectively. Earlier, Ravichandran Ashwin made the West Indies pay dearly for an early reprieve in completing a third test hundred as India continued to pile on the runs in reaching 512 for six at tea. Dropped... Read more
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International Business Times
Alastair Cook equals Don Bradman with 29th Test ton as captain and Joe Root star against Pakistan place in the side as a result of the decision not to play two spinners, replace
Alastair Cook equals Don Bradman with 29th Test ton as captain and Joe Root star against Pakistan
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
place in the side as a result of the decision not to play two spinners, replaced him at the crease and was handed a huge reprieve on six when an edge off Amir was dropped by Younus Khan at slip. The Hampshire stalwart inexplicably failed to learn... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Talent waiting in wings to take over from off-form Saveayear has been mediocre for the 43 test wing. He's been demoted three times by C
Talent waiting in wings to take over from off-form Savea
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
year has been mediocre for the 43 test wing. He's been demoted three times by Chris Boyd at the Hurricanes and was given a reprieve by the All Black selectors that he scarcely justified. But the national coaches backed their instincts and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
For heat wave, city pools and lakefront beaches ready for wave of peopleraining. Shari Stover, along with her daughter and nieces, took shelter althoug
For heat wave, city pools and lakefront beaches ready for wave of people
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
raining. Shari Stover, along with her daughter and nieces, took shelter although she said the raindrops were a welcome reprieve from the muggy weather. Her plan to cool off over the humid weekend was two-fold: Hit the beach or crank the air... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Ben Godfrey at the double in Norwich City U23s 3-0 friendly win over FC Slovackoof luck when a point blank header cannoned off his bar midway through the openi
Ben Godfrey at the double in Norwich City U23s 3-0 friendly win over FC Slovacko
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
of luck when a point blank header cannoned off his bar midway through the opening period. Ashley-Seal made the most of the reprieve to double Norwich’s lead from the angle of the six yard box. The powerful striker was only denied again in the 66th... Read more
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Daily Mail
Manchester United 1-4 Borussia Dortmund: Mourinho suffers heavy lossmade a discreet note on his pad which was unlikely to be complimentary. If Uni
Manchester United 1-4 Borussia Dortmund: Mourinho suffers heavy loss
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
made a discreet note on his pad which was unlikely to be complimentary. If United got away with that mistake, there was no reprieve when Dortmund took the lead in the 20th minute. Aubameyang sized up a freekick from 25 yards which Johnstone should... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Ben Godfrey at the double in Norwich City U23s 3-0 friendly win over FC Slovackoof luck when a point blank header cannoned off his bar midway through the openi
Ben Godfrey at the double in Norwich City U23s 3-0 friendly win over FC Slovacko
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 2 days ago
of luck when a point blank header cannoned off his bar midway through the opening period. Ashley-Seal made the most of the reprieve to double Norwich’s lead from the angle of the six yard box. The powerful striker was only denied again in the 66th... Read more
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The Age
Rebranding Brandis arts fund Catalyst won't kill off National Program for Excellence in the Artsto the arts funding body in response to the outcry from the arts community, may
Rebranding Brandis arts fund Catalyst won't kill off National Program for Excellence in the Arts
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
to the arts funding body in response to the outcry from the arts community, may at first blush seem like he has handed a reprieve to the sector. Regional Arts Victoria director Esther Anatolitis cautioned against calling this a win. "This is a... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Collingwood youngster Brayden Mayden makes a meal of kick-out, costs Magpies a goalshortly after when Thomas was awarded a free kick for a Marley Williams bump, o
Collingwood youngster Brayden Mayden makes a meal of kick-out, costs Magpies a goal
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
shortly after when Thomas was awarded a free kick for a Marley Williams bump, only to miss the set shot and grant the teenager a welcome reprieve. It was a few moments Maynard would rather not just forget, but completely erase from h... Read more
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dna
ISL revokes FC Goa's 15-point penalty, reductes Rs 11 crore fineIn a massive reprieve for FC Goa, the appeals panel of ISL on Friday revoked th
ISL revokes FC Goa's 15-point penalty, reductes Rs 11 crore fine
dna / Posted 2 days ago
In a massive reprieve for FC Goa, the appeals panel of ISL on Friday revoked the 15-point penalty imposed on the club for "bringing disrepute" to the event following last year's final besides reducing the Rs 11 crore fine and lifting the ban on the... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Foreign Office Reveals ‘Step-Change’ in Egypt Approachon the list. The FCO subsequently added Egypt. Maya Foa – director of the deat
Foreign Office Reveals ‘Step-Change’ in Egypt Approach
CommonDreams.org / Posted 2 days ago
on the list. The FCO subsequently added Egypt. Maya Foa – director of the death penalty team at human rights organization Reprieve, which assists Ibrahim Halawa – said: “It’s welcome to see the government stepping up the pressure on Egypt, which... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Trustees decline grant funds for bank stabilization projectdue to trash/debris/mowing, initiated abatement for trash and debris at 1063 Ab
Trustees decline grant funds for bank stabilization project
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 2 days ago
due to trash/debris/mowing, initiated abatement for trash and debris at 1063 Abington Ave. and extended an abatement reprieve for 614 Junior Ave. for two weeks due to substantial work done at that site. In addition, trustees rescinded... Read more
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The Courier Mail
It’s wet, wild, warm and weirdscorched to dust, appear as an inland sea in a rainbow of ­colour and new life.
It’s wet, wild, warm and weird
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
scorched to dust, appear as an inland sea in a rainbow of ­colour and new life. The Great Barrier Reef, too, has won a reprieve and is in recovery after the biggest-ever mass coral bleaching event turned patches of the 2300km-long living wonder... Read more
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Reuters
Philippine woman will not be in Indonesia's next round of executionshas this year pledged to resume executions by firing squad. A Philippine maid,
Philippine woman will not be in Indonesia's next round of executions
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
has this year pledged to resume executions by firing squad. A Philippine maid, Mary Jane Veloso, got a last-minute reprieve last year, following a request from Manila after an employment recruiter, whom Veloso had accused of planting drugs... Read more
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